From wilderness adventures to business ventures, it’s naturally better here.

Aitkin County is full of places to live—rural areas, quaint towns, small-town cities—that are family-friendly and teeming with outdoor recreation opportunities. Here, you’ll find 6 cities, 40 townships, and 14 unorganized townships—each with their own unique communities, businesses, and residential areas.


The residents of Aitkin County cities live, work, and play amid a natural environment tucked away in the heart of Minnesota. They are honest, hardworking people who enjoy the great outdoors, world-class healthcare, and performing arts. They are fortunate to experience an unmatched quality of daily life that hinges on natural resources, small-town charm, and a multitude of entrepreneurial possibilities.


Township residents of Aitkin County live with abundant outdoor adventures, all year long. While they enjoy a rural lifestyle surrounded by scenic forests, waters, and wildlife, they thrive knowing they have the best of both worlds—good neighbors and opportunities in small, close-knit communities, plus natural beauty everywhere you look.

Business in Aitkin County: Start, Own, Grow

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